Just like the Memorial Day weekends of the past this one is no different with the running of the Indianapolis 500. This 500 mile or 200 lap race will take place from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway located in Speedway, Indiana. This year marks the 100th anniversary of this legendary race. The Indy 500 start time is 12:00pm EST, however the festivities will be going on all weekend long.
Coverage of the race can be seen in its entirety on ABC in HD starting Sunday morning at 11:00 am EST. There will be 33 drivers taking place in the race. Canadian Alex Tagliani has snatched up the pole position after the qualifying sessions. This 100 year anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 coverage will be filled with flashbacks of the past 100 years of Indy.
Last years winner of the race was Dario Franchitti of Scotland. He has been racing well this year and is currently 2nd in the points standings. He will be starting tomorrow’s race in the number 9 spot, but look for him to move up to the top 5. The Indy 500 start time is 12:00 pm EST, so be sure to tune in to all of the action in the 100 anniversary of the Indianapolis 500.